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Jlynn's Sustainability Impact

Country: Canada
Joined: 2007-11-04

Sustainable Actions

Jlynn is 106% more sustainable than the average person because of positive actions! People of industrialized nations emit about 11 tons of CO2 per year on average.

How do CO2 and Cash savings accumulate on a profile?

* The values in the chart above will increase daily, based on what actions are in the profile at the time. The values are the running total since Jlynn joined YouSustain, broken down by month, up to the current day. The savings for an action only start to get counted from the day it was added.

Sustainable Action CO2 Savings
per year
Cash Savings
per year
Wash clothes with cold water (3 loads/week) 202 kg $20
Use a programmable thermostat 800 kg $150
Lower water-heater temperature 225 kg $30
Switching to a clean energy provider (8000kWh/year costing an extra $240/year) 5,600 kg $0
Installing 15 CF Bulbs 1,050 kg $105
Conventional fuel-efficient vehicle (26000km/year at 35 MPG) 2,512 kg $1,092
Recycling (Some eligible materials, 2 people) 545 kg $0
Eat less meat (50 percent less than average person) 743 kg $0
Estimated Savings per year 11,677 kg $1,397
Estimated Savings per month 973 kg $116
Estimated Savings per day 32 kg $4

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Jlynn's total estimated impact since joining YouSustain:

CO2 reduction: 118,323 kg
Cash savings: $16,040
YouSustain awards earned:
(128)
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Sustainability Challenges

Jlynn is part of the following sustainability challenges:

Keep all unused lights off at home for one week

We leave many more lights on at home than we actually need.
In Progress. Started 2013-09-02
Approximate CO2 reduction: 50 kg, Cash savings: $5.
Times Completed: (44)

Use reusable bags for one week

Keeping reusable bags on hand is easy plus saves waste and energy from plastic bags
In Progress. Started 2013-09-02
Approximate CO2 reduction: 1 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: (37)

Bring your own cup for coffee for one week

It's so easy and less wasteful to bring your own cup when getting coffee
Completed. Started 2007-11-18
Approximate CO2 reduction: 5 kg, Cash savings: $1.
Times Completed: (1)

Cloth Napkins

Cloth instead of paper napkins.
In Progress. Started 2013-09-02
Approximate CO2 reduction: 0 kg, Cash savings: $33.
Times Completed: (44)

Recycle at Work

Start a new recycling program at work
In Progress. Started 2008-01-24
Approximate CO2 reduction: 28 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: 0

Compost every scrap

Compost all organic waste produced in your home for a week
In Progress. Started 2007-12-17
Approximate CO2 reduction: 1 kg, Cash savings: $0.5.
Times Completed: 0

Turn off unused work computers at night

Many of us leave our work PCs on all the time, which wastes a lot of energy.
In Progress. Started 2008-01-11
Approximate CO2 reduction: 14 kg, Cash savings: $0.
Times Completed: (2)

Use no plastic or paper shopping bags for a month

Bring re-usable shopping bags when you go shopping
In Progress. Started 2008-08-12
Approximate CO2 reduction: 1 kg, Cash savings: $0.35.
Times Completed: 0

Total estimated impact from completed challenges: 2270 kg CO2 and $1673. These are included in the total impact and chart.

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